Provide guidance on business processes related to Transmission’s portfolio scheduling, Project Management Office (PMO) initiatives, and other Project Controls functions. Responsible for developing and maintaining resource loaded schedules that support the project manager’s projects. The project schedule is used as a key communication tool for the project team. Serve as scheduling liaison between Transmission and other departments within Tri-State.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Engineering, Construction Management, Business, or equivalent experience as included in the Experience section listed below.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Extensive knowledge of Project Controls best practices.
Advanced knowledge and experience with Primavera P6, scheduling techniques, and resource forecasting and reporting.
Must have experience with Earned Value and Change Management concepts.
Advanced experience with Microsoft Office suite, expert knowledge in Excel.
Ability/Aptitude to stay current with enterprise software.
Excellent written and verbal communications, including correspondence, reports, and other business documents.
Ability to create and maintain effective working relationships that result in influence without authority.
Working knowledge of Tri-State’s service area.
Eight (8) years of experience in Project Controls Scheduling and Cost positions.
Four (4) years of experience working with Primavera P6.
Willingness to travel occasionally as required for training, meetings and conferences. (Must possess a valid driver’s license.)
DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of PMI process for: Project Controls, Project Management, PM Book of Knowledge.
Experience and knowledge of electric power systems.
Knowledge of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) procedures and regulations.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is normally working in an office environment and will occasionally be required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, bend, climb stairs, and possibly need to reach above and below shoulder level and push/pull objects of varying weights, and lift up to twenty five (25) pounds.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform basic math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, direct others, present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the employee works in an office environment indoors at a desk, is exposed to a moderate level of noise and occasionally will travel outdoors to multiple locations dependent on work.
How to Apply:
Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at www.tristategt.org/careers/for more details.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.